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Government Programs Available To Help With Home Loans

Programs are available through the government to help potential homebuyers get a loan or assist in fixing up their current home. The three programs are Guaranteed Housing, Direct Housing, and Single Family Repair programs offered through USDA Rural Development. State Director Jason Allen says helping residents to own their own …

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FinnU Giving Day Brings in $8,945 for Student Textbooks

The following press release was issued by Finlandia University: The Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the final total of Finlandia’s first annual Giving Day; $8,945.46. As a result, the FAB will be giving away 35 $250 Alumni Association Textbook Awards this coming semester.In February of 2019, the FAB determined it wanted …

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Accident On Canal Road Leads To Arrest

One man is facing a drunk driving charge after an auto accident early Sunday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident on Canal Road around 3:30am. The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated. He was later taken by Mercy …

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Chassell Man Injured In ATV Accident

A Chassell man is recovering after colliding with a minivan while on his ATV. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident just before 9:00am Saturday on US-41, south of Klingville Road in Chassell Township. A 65-year-old Chassell man was traveling northbound along the shoulder of US-41 in his …

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3rd Annual Public Safety Day In Keweenaw County

The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the 3rd annual Public Safety Day this Saturday, July 20th. The event will be from 12pm to 4:00pm at the Allouez township park in Mohawk and brings together all facets of Public Safety in Keweenaw County, including fire, medical, police, rescue and …

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Bessemer Company Receives Grant For Building Addition

An Upper Peninsula company is getting a boost from a grant by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development. Bessemer Plywood Corporation will receive $100,000 from the Food and Agriculture Investment Fund for the construction of a 30,000 square-foot building addition. “Michigan’s diverse food and agriculture industry is ripe …

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